The Convention & Visitors Bureau is accepting nominations through Dec. 14 for the 2019 Salute to Travel & Tourism Awards.

Nominations for these prestigious awards honoring individuals and businesses making a positive impact on Springfield-area tourism can be made in five categories and multiple nominations are accepted by filling out the form at

Previous award recipients are eligible to receive awards. Go to to see a list of those honored in the past.

Mark your calendar for the awards banquet set for Feb. 21 at the White River Conference Center.

Tickets are on sale and can be purchased via credit card at Cost is $60 per person or $500 for a table of 10.

For information about sponsorship opportunities, contact Jane Rips at 417-881-5300, ext. 105, or

For more information about nominations, contact Susan Wade at 417-881-5300, ext. 101, or